15 Credits SPRING

Cannot be taken with: SCS6093

Aims/Description: The course will introduce more advanced uses of multivariable statistics in the social sciences. This unit then covers several methods that are often employed across the social sciences. These will include: Multiple Regression (including Ordinary Least Squares and Logistic Regression) and more advanced extensions such as multilevel models and longitudinal techniques. Students will undertake a small secondary data analysis project of their own devising for assessment.

Staff Contact: BELL ANDREW J
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Laboratory work, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Sheffield Methods Institute):

Teaching timetable


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Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK